Tag: bechdel test
Star Trek Movies and the Bechdel Test — How do they stand up after all this time?
I wrote an article on how the Star Wars films stood up to the Bechdel Test, which is a simple measurement to determine whether any named female characters have a conversation about something other than men. This is not a stance for feminist debate so much as an observation. For what it’s worth, lets dive […]
Indie Movie Review – Flesh Is Heir To
“A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.” Groucho Marx has a deeper philosophy than this film. When I get a link for a film, I look for the appropriate IMDb page. Partly to see if I recognise any of the cast, but mainly to make sure I’ve got the […]
How do the movies in Star Wars stand up to the Bechdel test?
Do the characters in Star Wars — movies ostensibly depicting future lives and worlds — pass the Bechdel test? I was up too late one night and decided to think this through. What is the Bechdel test, you ask? It’s generally accepted as whether a work of fiction features at least two named women who […]